Not to worry, the upgrade script handles converting all built-in macros from [[ to <<.  There's also very good reasons for this change, so I highly doubt you'll get it back the old way (without simply sticking with the old version, haha!).

This page will give you an overview of the upgrade process:


On Mon, Feb 25, 2008 at 9:34 AM, Martin Woolley <> wrote:
we've been running MoinMoin 1.5.3 on an external web hosting company
successfully for 3 years.  We are in the process of moving it inhouse and
I've decided to ugrade to the latest version (1.6.1).

One thing that I found is that previously macros such as break line worked if
entered in the formatting language as [[BR]] but now they only appear to work
if entered as <<BR>>.  Is this configurable? We would rather like to keep the
square brackets rather than trawl all of our pages and change them to angled
Martin Woolley
ICT Support
Handsworth Grammar School
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